Motoring

BMW races into 2018 with sales, profits record

by Tom Barfield Agence France-Presse Frankfurt am Main, Germany (AFP) — German high-end car maker BMW said Friday it booked a strong first three months with record first-quarter shipments and profits, confirming its targets for the full year. Net profit at the…

BMW sued in US over diesel emissions

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — German luxury carmaker BMW has been sued in the United States over “defeat devices” installed in tens of thousands of vehicles in order to cheat diesel emissions tests, lawyers for the plaintiffs said Tuesday.…

Lamborghini joins fast-growing SUV market

by Céline Cornu Agence France-Presse Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy (AFP) — Lamborghini, the fabled Italian sports car manufacturer, on Monday unveiled its new sport utility vehicle, accelerating into a fast-growing market already crowded with upmarket rivals. The Urus, as the four-wheel drive “super…